January 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Golf

Hi I would like to hear from any male or female who our interested in golf, only been playing a few months last summer myself and if anybody lives near me in Evesham Wor'cs maybe  we could get to get together for a round of golf in the summer.John.

Added by Chalkie on January 31, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Getting Published

Hello All

I guess there are quite a number of 'Sixtyplusurfer' members who would like to write a book, or have already done so, but are unsure of how to get their work published.

For the uninitiated, the world of publishing is a bit of a minefield, and many are put off by the complexity of what they discover, when they begin researching what publishing opportunities exist.

There are many different types of publisher, including - Main Stream Publishers, Subsidy…

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Added by Silverfox on January 27, 2014 at 12:37 — 2 Comments

Sky scam warning from a Sixtyplus idiot

Just received a phone call from 'Sky' about renewing the card that goes into the machine.  Felt dubious and voiced my concerns that this was being done over the phone. She asked me to confirm my sort code which from memory was incorrect and she picked up on that and I finally gave her my bank account number but nothing else. She also explained how to put the new card in when I receive it. Husband (from his sick bed) queried what I had done so I rang Sky (now why didn't  do that first) and…

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Added by judylow on January 25, 2014 at 13:21 — 2 Comments

Our latest Cruise

Pat and I have just returned from our latest cruise, and as always, I had my note book and pen to record any amusing observations.

We travelled to Southampton by coach from M1 Woodall services, Sheffield, and shortly after getting underway, the driver made an announcement over the public address system. Before I detail what happened, I should describe the type of vehicle in which we were travelling. It was one of those luxury coaches…

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Added by Silverfox on January 19, 2014 at 12:43 — 4 Comments

My Favourite Book

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids. by Dr Laura Markham.  This book is perfect for any new parent, or anyone with children of any age or who works with children.  It's an inspirational read and I really believe that if everyone on the planet were to read this book, the world would be a better place. 

Added by mazgoli on January 6, 2014 at 10:08 — No Comments

Favourite Book Competition - Win a Kobo eReader

Hello everyone



We hope you are well and we wish you a very Happy New Year.

This month we have a brand new competition for you to enter on the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page. This time we want you to tell us about your favourite book and why you like it in the 'Book Worms Group' on the Chat & Socialise page.



The prize is a Kobo Mini E Ink eReader.…



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Added by Jenny Itzcovitz on January 3, 2014 at 10:26 — 1 Comment

Winner of the Best Photograph of the Month Competition

Hello everyone

We hope you are all well. We have now chosen a winner for the 'Best Winter Photograph' Competition as featured in the December issue of Sixtyplusurfers.



The winning entry is Snowy Owl by Pinkzie - a stunning close-up of a beautiful owl in the snow.





The prize is a Cake Pop Maker Kit from Find Me a Gift.



You can see the…

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Added by Jenny Itzcovitz on January 3, 2014 at 10:17 — No Comments

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